candlestick

January-September 1856


The Collected Letters, Volume 31


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TC TO JOHN RICHARDSON ; 7 June 1856; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18560607-TC-JRI-01; CL 31: 108


TC TO JOHN RICHARDSON

[7 June 1856]

It is needless to say what a wretchedly dyspeptic soul I am, bewildered too, and indeed quite confiscated, and buried among historical marine stores, and in fact called upon by the voice of reason to eschew and refuse all manner of Dinners! The plain fact nevertheless is, we mean to come upon your summons. The voice of reason says one thing; and that of Richardson, saying another, is stronger.